Bent Larsen

1935 - 2010

Bent Larsen

Jørgen Bent Larsen (4 March 1935 – 9 September 2010) was a Danish chess grandmaster and author. Known for his imaginative and unorthodox style of play, he was the first Western player to pose a serious challenge to the Soviet Union's dominance in chess. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bent Larsen has received more than 158,765 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular chess player.

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Among chess players, Bent Larsen ranks 27 out of 256Before him are Richard Réti, Samuel Reshevsky, Vera Menchik, Siegbert Tarrasch, Johannes Zukertort, and Miguel Najdorf. After him are Akiba Rubinstein, Nona Gaprindashvili, David Bronstein, Savielly Tartakower, Mikhail Chigorin, and Gioachino Greco.

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Among people born in 1935, Bent Larsen ranks 65Before him are Udo Lattek, Seymour Cassel, Pepe, Elsa Martinelli, Ken Kercheval, and Ron Paul. After him are Charles Duke, Roger B. Chaffee, Sonny Bono, Floyd Patterson, Gene Vincent, and Forough Farrokhzad. Among people deceased in 2010, Bent Larsen ranks 52Before him are Juliet Anderson, Erich Segal, Martin Gardner, Alexander McQueen, Bruno Cremer, and Arthur Penn. After him are Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, Mario Monicelli, Ryszard Kaczorowski, Stjepan Bobek, Raymond Franz, and Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Bent Larsen ranks 139 out of 579Before him are Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1776), Piet Hein (1905), Theophil Hansen (1813), Morten Olsen (1949), Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796), and Anne Sophie Reventlow (1693). After him are Ole Nydahl (1941), Brigitte Nielsen (1963), Valdemar Poulsen (1869), John Louis Emil Dreyer (1852), Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt (1659), and Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Denmark

Among chess players born in Denmark, Bent Larsen ranks 1After him are Jacob Aagaard (1973).

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